Ed Subitzky

Cartoonist, Author

1943 –


Who is Ed Subitzky?

Ed Subitzky, full name Edward Jack Subitzky, is an American writer and artist, who is best known as a cartoonist, comics artist, and humorist/humor writer. He has also worked as a television comedy writer and performer, a writer and performer of radio comedy, and a writer of radio drama, as well as creating comedy and humor in various other media. He is a member of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and the Writers Guild of America.

In the early 1970s, Subitzky became a contributing editor at National Lampoon magazine, where he worked with many well-regarded humor and comedy creators such as Henry Beard, Doug Kenney, Michael O'Donoghue, P. J. O'Rourke, Michael Gross, and comedy performers including John Belushi and Chevy Chase. As well as his work for the magazine, Subitzky contributed to many other National Lampoon projects.

Subsequently Subitzky went on to various other kinds of humor and comedy work, including appearing on television multiple times with David Letterman, and more work for radio. He has also written broadcast horror stories.

During the 1990s, several comic strips of his appeared as "Op/Art" in the op-ed pages of the New York Times.

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